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dreamer_nights 12-18-2005 03:09 AM

Mouse and LILO issues
I'm in Slackware, and the mouse doesn;t work, it's a USB wireless mouse. Also, LILO boots the wrong windows, how do I change that? Thanks!

uselpa 12-18-2005 03:38 AM

For the second point: please post your /etc/lilo.conf as well as the name of the disk partiton where the "right" Windows is installed.

gbonvehi 12-18-2005 03:47 AM

What kernel did you use as default?

dreamer_nights 12-18-2005 11:40 AM

# LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
# Start LILO global section
boot = /dev/hda
message = /boot/boot_message.txt
timeout = 1200
# Override dangerous defaults that rewrite the partition table:
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
vga = 773
# Normal VGA console
# vga = normal
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x64k
# vga=791
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x32k
# vga=790
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
# vga=773
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x64k
# vga=788
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x32k
# vga=787
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x256
# vga=771
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x64k
# vga=785
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x32k
# vga=784
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x256
# vga=769
# End LILO global section
# Windows bootable partition config begins
other = /dev/hda2
label = Windows
table = /dev/hda
# Windows bootable partition config ends
# Linux bootable partition config begins
image = /boot/vmlinuz
root = /dev/hdb1
label = Linux
# Linux bootable partition config ends

That's the lilo, it offers me Windows and Linux as choices at startup, but Windows boots hda1 when I need hda2. I see hda2 in there already though...what does that mean?

uselpa 12-18-2005 12:24 PM

Did you change lilo.conf manually without running the lilo command afterwards? If so, login as root and just type "lilo".

dreamer_nights 12-18-2005 02:45 PM

Alright! Thanks, got the LILO working correctly, now I just have mouse issues. Got a standard PS/2 mouse, plugged it in, ran mouseconfig and it still isn;t working...any suggestions? It's a really old PS/2, no scroll wheel or anything.

uselpa 12-19-2005 12:33 AM

What driver did you put into xorg.conf?

dunric 12-19-2005 05:29 AM

You first need to figure out, if your mouse was recognized by kernel and check what device it is mapped on.
So try something like

dmesg | grep -i mouse

dmesg | grep -i input

richcoosa19 12-19-2005 09:21 AM

This link may help you a bit:

richcoosa19 12-19-2005 09:38 AM

From a root login type

uname -a
If it says you're using a 2.6 based kernel your

Options "Device" will be "/dev/input/mice"

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